Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Did your Irish ancestor receive an army pension between 1724 and 1924? Fold3 may hold details!


Civil War pension records

Many Irish emigrants served in the U.S. Civil War. Many died. Tragic as that fact is, it means pension records were created that may now be extremely useful to family history researchers.


Free Revolutionary War records on Fold3

To celebrate Independence Day, Fold3 is offering free access to its Revolutionary War records July 1-15.


Celebrating Veterans Day

First and foremost, THANK YOU to those who have served. Today we honor veterans who have fought for our country’s freedom and peace.


Revolutionary War ancestors on Fold 3

Anticipating July 4th, my mind keeps turning to the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War and the early Americans who envisioned a new country. If your ancestors were here before the Revolution or if you’re interested in that period of history, here’s another source to investigate.


Free access to WWII Collection

To celebrate Victory in Europe (VE) Day on May 8, Fold3 is offering free access to their World War II collection from May 1-15.

The collection has 72 million records so you’re sure to find something of interest, whether you’re interested in the history of time period or are looking for specific individuals who served.


Fold3’s WWII Collection Free thru May

The following e-mail announcement was made by Fold3:

This Memorial Day season, explore Fold3’s World War II Collection for free now through May 31st.

Find your family heroes in Fold3’s vast collection of WWII documents, records, and images, including draft registration cards, Army enlistment records, Navy muster rolls, “Old Man’s Draft” registration […]